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Human Resources & Payroll Specialist

Job Description

Our client, an international Auction House, is looking for a Human Resources & Payroll Specialist to join their team in Paris, France. 
The successful candidate will report to the Director of People in Europe, and will support all elements of the Employee Lifecycle, from talent acquisition, training and development and also carrying out all necessary actions after employees leave the company. 
This role holds the opportunity to engage with employees on a daily basis. 
  • Support HR Projects, including assisting with the implementation of various org designs 
  • Liaise with HR, and Finance colleagues to ensure a smooth process for the employee 
  • Prepare salary and bonus reviews 
  • Ensure policies, procedures and handbooks are all kept up to date with current laws and legislations 
  • Work closely with other teams for onboarding of new employees 
  • Ensure the HRI System is being used correctly, and follow up with employees to ensure they know how to use the HRIS
  • Assist the administration team regarding employment contract amendments 
  • Prepare and manage payroll information across Europe
  • Collate payroll input, review output and provide approvals for the external payroll provider 
  • Ensure that payment is made accurately to all employees 
  • Manage any social declarations, and data reconciliation for employees where necessary 
  • Assist with internal and external payroll audits
  • Timely, and accurately answer payroll queries for employees 
  • At least 3 years’ experience in an international company
  • French payroll experience is essential
  • Bilingual in English and French is required, professional ability in another European language is beneficial 
  • Experience using international payroll tools, such as ADP
  • Knowledge and understanding of European Laws
  • Experience in payroll administration 
  • Ability to use MS Office and HR Platforms